Telenet selects Teleste for upgrading its optical HFC equipment

Teleste Corporation has announced that it has reached an agreement with Telenet, one of the largest providers of cable broadband communication in Belgium, for supplying optical network products as part of an upgrade project to install 1,2GHz capable equipment in the optical section of the access network. Under the agreement, Teleste will supply optical transmitters […]

Netrounds raises Series A investment round led by Swisscom Ventures

Netrounds, a leading provider of software-based active testing, monitoring and automated troubleshooting solutions for communications service providers and global enterprises, has announced that it has raised a Series A investment round led by Swisscom Ventures, the venture capital arm of Switzerland’s leading telecommunications and IT company, Swisscom Group, and a new Nordic technology investment fund […]

Nokia’s SOC powers Telefónica UK’s customer-centric operations

Telefónica Group has selected Nokia as its Service Operation Centre vendor to support the operator’s journey in the UK from a traditional network-centric operation towards a customer-centric operation with full focus on the customer experience. Nokia’s evolved Service Operation Centre (eSOC) platform will be implemented for Telefónica UK’s 32 million customers. The Nokia eSOC Platform […]

Virgin Wines improves customer service with Natterbox telephony platform

Natterbox, a leading provider of global voice cloud services, has announced that it is working with Virgin Wines, an online wine retailer and part of the Virgin family, to expand its personalised customer service offering and create a seamless journey for its clients. The online retailer, offering boutique and exclusive wines that its customers cannot […]

HCL and Cloudify to bring 5G network slicing to telecoms providers

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has announced it has partnered with Cloudify, provider of a leading cloud native orchestration platform, to bring Network Function Virtualization (NFV) orchestrated network slicing to telecoms providers. HCL’s Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) team is using Cloudify’s platform and capabilities for a new solution that enables telecoms […]

Company supports merger of Caiway and DELTA Brands in the Netherlands

LogNet Billing, the provider of modern billing solutions for service providers worldwide, has announced that the company has successfully unified the billing infrastructure and operations for the merger of Caiway and DELTA, two prominent Internet service providers whose brands are part of the Dutch telecom company, DELTA Fiber Netherlands. Caiway has been providing Internet, television […]

T-Mobile has launched the first 5G network in Poland

T-Mobile Polska has launched the first fully functional fifth generation mobile network in Poland – its coverage is currently available in the centre of Warsaw. T-Mobile commits itself to investing in and continuing development of the 5G network in the coming months and years, extending it to more locations and cities so it ultimately covers […]

Google Pay is now available for all boon users in France

Wirecard, a global innovation leader in digital financial technology, is making its mobile payment solution, boon, available to download in the French Google Play store to tie in with the launch of Google Pay in France. As a result, according to Statista, more than 38 million Android smartphone users in France will benefit from a […]

Oculeus launches new real-time telecoms fraud protection service

Oculeus, a leading provider of innovative telecommunications solutions, has announced the launch of Oculeus-Protect, a new real-time telecoms fraud protection service for enterprises. Oculeus-Protect is a cloud-based service that directly protects enterprise PBXs and voice telephony networks from hacking and fraud risks. According to the Communications Fraud Control Association, telecoms fraud caused approximately US$29.2 billion […]

European Commission approves T-Mobile NL’s acquisition of Tele2 NL

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Tele2 NL by T-Mobile NL. The Commission concluded that the merger would raise no competition concerns in the European Economic Area or any substantial part of it. Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Access to affordable and good-quality […]